Pythagorio, the old town of Tigani, is the capital of the Municipality
of Pythagorio. It is a beautiful picturesque town, ideal for your stay in the
island during your holidays. The port of Pythagorio, constructed during the reign
of Polikrates, is the oldest manmade port of the Mediterranean. Today thousands
of yachts sail there all year round. The Municipal Services of Pythagorio provide
the yachts with fuel, electricity, water and telephone. It also offers information
for the sites of the island, cultural events, local festivals and accommodation.
Pythagorio boast more than 5500 hotel and motel beds. The port of Pythagorio with
more than 60 local tavernas, bars, cafes and nightclubs is considered as the best
nightlife hotspot of Samos. Every morning hundreds of visitors sail from Pythagorio
towards the Coasts of Asia Minor and the ancient Greek Cities of Ionia. There
are also daily excursions with the typical Greek boats, the kaiki, to the amazing
remote beaches of Samiopoula, Tsopela, Kako Rema, Kiriakou, Aspros Kavos and others.
Amongst the picturesque narrow roads of Pythagorio we find unique neoclassical
buildings, the ruins of the ancient Samos, the Square with the town hall and the
archeological collection of the town.
Type of location: Port, Beach, Town hall, Bay, Municipal district, Archaeological site, Blue Flag 2002, Blue Flag 2006, Blue Flag 2007, Blue Flag 2008, Blue Flag 2009, Blue Flag 2010, Blue Flag 2011, Blue Flag 2012, Ancient name